Code of the District of Columbia

§ 31–3311.11. Definitions.

For the purposes of this chapter, the term:

(1) “Affordable Care Act” means the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act approved March 23, 2010 (124 Stat. 111; 42 U.S.C. § 18001, note), as the law and its implementing regulations were in effect on December 15, 2017.

(2) “Commissioner” means the Commissioner of the Department of Insurance, Securities, and Banking established by Chapter 1 of this title [§ 31-101 et seq.].


(April 8, 2011. D.C. Law 18-360, § 112; as added May 2, 2015, D.C. Law 20-265, § 104(c), 62 DCR 1529; Mar. 22, 2019, D.C. Law 22-266, § 3(b), 66 DCR 1423.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 3(b) of Health Insurance Marketplace Improvement Emergency Amendment Act of 2018 (D.C. Act 22-526, Dec. 10, 2018, 65 DCR 13424).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 days) amendment of this section, see § 3(b) of Health Insurance Marketplace Improvement Temporary Amendment Act of 2018 (D.C. Law 22-251, Mar. 15, 2019, 66 DCR 975).